3D Art Kickstart: Go with the Flow (15 min, Beginner)

3D Art Kickstart: Go with the Flow (15 min, Beginner)

If you're totally new to Cinema 4D, get familiar with the interface by creating this beginner-friendly 3D animation in Cinema 4D Lite. In this 15-minute lesson, Devon creates a wavy plane animation while exploring basic components of the Cinema 4D Lite interface, including:

  • Moving, rotating, and scaling objects
  • Navigating the viewport and timeline
  • Managing objects, attributes, and materials
  • Creating and animating a simple wind effect

By the end of this lesson, you'll feel more comfortable opening some commonly-used drawers in the Cinema 4D Lite interface. You'll also know how to make any object wavy. ūü§Ď

What you'll make

 

Lesson: Go with the Flow (Beginner, 15 min)

Devon Ko is a designer and art director specializing in 3D visuals and motion graphics. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, TIME, SPIN, Pitchfork, and many more.